Sweet Summer Cocktails

Cocktails by the pool with my friends is the perfect summer weekend for me. I love hanging out, laughing way too much, sipping on a sweet cocktail and letting the stress melt away for a bit. It's almost like a mini-vacation without booking airfare. So this week I decided it was time to pull out my favorite sweet summer cocktails to celebrate the … [Read more...]

Creative Cakes to celebrate any occasion

Creative cakes are so inspiring - it's amazing the skill level and craft that goes into some of these creations. I could never work on their expert level (I'm lucky if I can pipe icing on a simple cupcake), so I'll just sit back and enjoy all of the beauty of these gorgeous and creative cakes. It's like all of the fun and no calories! Creative … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Raisin Arborio Rice Pudding

Hi there Shabby Creek Cottage readers! It's Laura from Inspiration for Moms and today I'm sharing my favorite go-to dessert with you. When the hubby wants something sweet after dinner and I have nothing prepared this is my save-the-day recipe. My Cinnamon Raisin Arborio Rice Pudding is a wonderful treat that keeps everyone in our family happy and … [Read more...]

Six Minute Fudge

Fudge is such a classic recipe - and it's a great present to give (or get). Whether you'd like to make fudge just for the holidays or any time of year, this classic recipe from my friend Richella is one that can't be beat. Before we get to the recipe, I just love her story: My fudge recipe is special, I think. My mother's family has lived in … [Read more...]

Easter Chicks S’Mores

Hi, Laura here from Left on Peninsula Road. By now, you've probably noticed that cute seasonal s’mores are a favorite treat of mine! This spring, add a touch of whimsy to your Easter dessert table with these adorable Easter Chick S'mores. *this post contains affiliate links so you can find the products used* Wrapped in little cellophane … [Read more...]

No Bake Pineapple Cheesecake

Pineapple Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts - especially in the summertime. And if you know me, you already know I'm all making quick and easy desserts {because who wants to slave over a pie for hours?} So this recipe is one of my family's favorites - the quick and easy no-bake pineapple cheesecake. It's so easy that once you know how, … [Read more...]

Hershey’s Chocolate Pie (an easy five minute recipe)

Who doesn't love chocolate? It's the ultimate comfort food when your sweet tooth is aching. I love a good candy bar, but this creamy Hershey's Chocolate Pie is so much better. And to make it in only five minutes? That makes it even better! With only five ingredients and in five minutes you can have a sweet treat that is perfect for a week night … [Read more...]

101 Nutella Recipes

Nutella ... just the thought of them makes my mouth water. There's just something about all the chocolatey, hazelnut goodness that I can literally eat with just a spoon. But, even as much as I love it solo, it's even better in when highlighted in ooey, gooey, mouth-watering treats. And why stop at one or two... so I didn't. I found 101 of the BEST … [Read more...]

The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Hi there Shabby Cottage Creek readers, it's Laura from Inspiration for Moms. I'm back with a cookie recipe that will blow your mind! Why? Because they are made with absolutely NO flour. Yes, you read that correctly. But I promise you, one bite into these Peanut Butter cookies and you'll totally understand the title of this post! My husband … [Read more...]

The Delicious Dozen: Potato Soup Recipes

Potato soup recipes are always welcomed in my kitchen. When the weather gets cold and the snow seems like it's ready to cover the world, potato soup is the only thing on my mind. And who wouldn't want a warm bowl of comfort food while snuggling up for a snow day. The pantry staple means you can be ready to whip up a batch with little time or … [Read more...]